Health - Topic : salon sanitation

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To Scrub or Not To Scrub

November 1, 2000  | Article

Research on handwashing techniques in hospitals has found that the traditional surgical scrub, where people take a brush or sponge and vigorously wash all the way up the arm, are not only unnecessary, but even counter-productive.

Keywords: handwashing   salon sanitation  

Salon Cleanliness Is Next To…

March 1, 1999  | Article

These days, a salon’s sanitation practices rank number one on more and more clients’ lists of what they’re looking for in a good salon. Those salons that make cleanliness a priority are making themselves shining examples in their communities, and gaining new clients for it.

Keywords: Athena Elliott   autoclaves   Cathy Neben   disinfection   EPA  

Outlawed Nails

August 1, 1998  | Article

"Lose the nails or lose your job,” is what some companies tell their employees. Is it a justifiable restriction or are these companies staging nail witch-hunt?

Keywords: professional image   salon sanitation  

Preventing Diseases in the Salon

October 1, 1997  | Article

The chances of contracting AIDS or tuberculosis in the salon are slim to none. It’s the little, everyday illnesses—like the flu and the common cold—nail technicians need to watch out for.

Keywords: disease treatment   salon sanitation  

Files in the Wash Cycle

April 1, 1997  | Article

Sanitizable files are becoming a tool of choice in many salons. How do they stack up against their more temporary counterparts?

Keywords: files   implement disinfection   salon sanitation  

Editor's Note: In Any Language, Sanitation is Critical

January 1, 1997  | Article

As an industry, we endured more than a year of constant television and news reports that scared potential salon customers into thinking that they took their lives into their hands by getting a manicure.

Keywords: As I See It   salon sanitation  

The Nails File: Chicago Salon Controversy

February 1, 1996  | Article

Keywords: Chicago salons   salon sanitation  

Reporter Gets the Dirt on Salon Sanitation

January 1, 1996  | Article

While the article did employ a few scare tactics, on balance, it did much more to cairn fears about potential disease transmission and to educate die public about the stringent standards technicians and salon owners must adhere to.

Keywords: consumer press   salon sanitation  

Soap and Water Go a Long Way

January 1, 1995  | Article

It’s easy to forget the basic in the clamor over salon sanitation, but just washing goes a long way toward keeping you and your clients healthy.

Keywords: EPA   gloves   implement disinfection   salon sanitation  

Sanitary Practices Are Good Business

November 16, 1994  | Article

Why is it important to have a clean salon? Why should you practice good personal hygiene? Not because they’re fun, or because they’re “the right thing to do,” or even because state board regulations require you to. 

Keywords: salon sanitation  

Editor's note: There’s No Excuse for Poor Sanitation

March 1, 1994  | Article

Keywords: As I See It   Nail Manufacturers Council   salon sanitation  

Barbicide May Be Used In Florida Salons

November 1, 1993  | Article

The summer 1993 Board of Cosmetology newsletter published by the Florida Department of Business and Professional Regulation incorrectly stated that alcohol and Barbicide are no longer considered effective by the state board in destroying the HIV/AIDS virus and other contagious diseases.

Keywords: Barbicide   Florida   Florida salons   salon sanitation  

New Jersey Rewrites its Rules and Regulations

September 1, 1993  | Article

The New Jersey State Board of Cosmetology and Hairstyling has overhauled its rules and regulations.

Keywords: New Jersey   salon sanitation   state regulations  

Disinfecting Your Non-Metal Files

April 1, 1992  | Article

Examine the pros and cons of disposing of, saving, or disinfecting your files.

Keywords: AIDS   files   Flowery   implement disinfection   Isabel Cristina  

Editor's Note: Clean Up Your Salon or Clear Out

March 1, 1992  | Article

Keywords: As I See It   salon sanitation  

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